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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Olympic champion Chalmers the epitome of positivity

    Having overcome an ongoing heart condition to power his way to 100m freestyle gold at Rio 2016, it is little surprise to learn that Australian swimmer Kyle Chalmers is not allowing the current COVID-19 shutdown to cause him any unnecessary palpitations.
    28 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Swimming, Australia
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Artistic swimming legend Ona Carbonell finds the positive in Tokyo 2020 decision

    After starring in the two most recent Games, Ona Carbonell knows all too well the frustration and disappointment many of her peers will be feeling now. But the two-time Olympic medallist is certain the right option has been taken and that good things will come as a result, perhaps even her own return to the pool.
    24 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Artistic Swimming, Spain
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Keely Small’s big Tokyo ambition

    Having won gold in the 800 metres at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018, Australia’s rising middle-distance star Keely Small had her sights firmly set on qualifying for Tokyo 2020. Here, she reveals how she is staying positive about the the postponement of the Games and how it will give her an extra year to prepare.
    23 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Tokyo 2020
  • News | IOC News

    How the IOC finances a better world through sport

    The IOC is a non-profit organisation, dedicated to using the revenue generated from the Olympic Games to assist athletes and develop sport worldwide. As a result, every day the IOC distributes about USD 3.4 million around the world to help athletes and sporting organisations.
    23 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    BMX star Sylvain André dedicated to Olympic dream no matter what

    After being named first reserve for the French men’s BMX squad at successive Olympic Games, waiting one more year to fulfil his Olympic dream is no problem for Sylvain André. And, with a garage full of gym equipment, the 2018 world champion is going to be raring and ready to go…
    20 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, BMX Racing, France
  • News | IOC News

    Athletes at the forefront of the COVID-19 response

    On the occasion of World Health Day 2020, people around the world are celebrating nurses and all the health workers who are the daily heroes in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Many athletes are also among those leading the response to the virus, helping and comforting people in need of medical treatment and assistance.
    07 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Development through sport

    IOC President joins Olympic athletes and fans in call to stay active

    On the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP), the IOC President, Thomas Bach, is encouraging everyone to #BeActive, #StayHealthy, #StayActive and #StayStrong at a time when the world is facing an unprecedented health crisis, and when people are being asked to stay at home to contain the spread of COVID-19.
    06 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, Development through sport
  • News | Development through sport

    Young Colombian Sánchez Díaz using hockey to promote peace and inclusion

    Despite the numerous challenges created by the current COVID-19 situation, and ahead of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace on 6 April, we take a moment to reflect on what sport can bring for social cohesion and community building, both of which the world will need even more once it has recovered from this unprecedented health crisis.  
    03 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Development through sport
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